Hypofrontality and decreased lateralization have been two major, albeit controversial, results from functional neuroimaging studies of schizophrenia. We used fMRI to study cortical activation during a verbal and spatial working memory (WM) task (2-back) in 15 inpatients acutely ill with schizophrenia and 15 matched control subjects. We hypothesized (i)… (More)
A method is described for repeatedly sampling the blood of the portal vein in healthy animals. The method has been employed in thirteen dogs with success in eight.
Bilirubin as such is not reabsorbed from the intestine by way of the portal vein in healthy animals. Bilirubin may be absorbed from the intestine by the lymphatics but only in minute amounts. Urobilin is reabsorbed from the intestine by way of the portal vein and by way of the lymphatics.